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Diplomatic Representation for the Republic of Costa Rica

Foreign Embassies in the U.S. and Their Ambassadors
Office of the Chief of Protocol
September 16, 2010



April 24, 1893Sr. Don Manuel M. Peralta, E.E. and M.P.
December 1895 ListSr. Don Joaquin Bernardo Calvo, Charge d'Affaires a.i
June 1, 1896Sr. Don Joaquin Bernardo Calvo, Minister
January 5, 1899Sr. Don Joaquin Bernardo Calvo, E.E. and M.P.
August 3, 1914Sr. Don Roberto Brenes Mesen, E.E. and M.P.
August 31, 1915Sr. Don Manuel Castro Quesada, E.E. and M.P.
September 1918 ListNo representative listed. "Absent" printed after name of country.
November 29, 1920Sr. Don Octavio Beeche, E.E. and M.P.
December 27, 1922Sr. Don J. Rafael Oreamuno, E.E. and M.P.
June 8, 1928Sr. Guillermo E. Gonzalez, Charge d'Affaires a.i.
September 1, 1928Sr. Fernando E. Piza, Charge d'Affaires a.i.
October 2, 1928Sr. Don Manuel Castro Quesada, E.E. and M.P.
June 6, 1931Sr. Don Guillermo E. Gonzalez, Charge d'Affaires
May 20, 1932Sr. Don Manuel Gonz£lez-Zeled6n, Charge d'Affaires a.i.
May 25, 1934Sr. Don Manuel Gonzalez-Zeledon, Minister Resident
August 10, 1936Sr. Don Ricardo Castro Beeche, E.E. and M.P.
June 11, 1940Sr. Don Luis Fernandez Rodriguez, Appt. E.E. and M.P.
June 17, 1940E.E. and M.P.
April 28, 1943Sr. Don Carlos Manuel Escalante, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
May 6, 1943Amb. E. and P.
May 29, 1944Sr. Don Francisco de P. Gutierrez, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
June 15, 1944Amb. E. and P.
May 11, 1948Sr. Don Mario Esqulivel, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
May 26, 1948Amb. E. and P.
February 28, 1950Sr. Don Mario Echandi Jimenez, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
March 10, 1950Amb. E. and P.
November 9, 1950Sr. Dr. Don J. Rafael Oreamuno, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
November 21, 1950Amb. E. and P.
RESIGNED December 1, 1953
December 2, 1953Sr. Don Jorge Hazera, Charge d'Affaires a.i.
January 26, 1954Sr. Dr. Don Antonio A. Facio, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
February 9, 1954Amb. E. and P.
May 18, 1955Sr. Don Fernando Fournier, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
June 2, 1955Amb. E. and P.
August 17, 1956Sr. Don Gonzalo J. Facio, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
August 30, 1956Amb. E. and P.
June 19, 1958Sr. Don Manuel G. Escalante Duran, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
July 16, 1958Amb. E. and P.
December 5, 1961Jose Rafael Oreamuno Flores, Amb. E. and P.
June 11, 1962Gonzalo Facio Segreda, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
July 6, 1962Amb. E. and P.
June 17, 1966Fernando ORTUNO Sobrado, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
June 28, 1966Amb. E. and P.
August 1, 1968Luis Dematrio Tinoco Castro, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
August 22, 1968Amb. E. and P.
July 7, 1970Rafael Alberto Zuniga, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
July 21, 1970Amb. E. and P.
March 26, 1973Marco Antonio LOPEZ Aguero, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
April 9, 1973Amb. E. and P.
July 19, 1974Rodolfo SILVA Vargas, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
August 19, 1974Amb. E. and P.
May 31, 1978Jose Rafael Echeverria, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
June 5, 1978Amb. E. and P.
June 9, 1982Fernando SOTO HARRISON , Appt Amb. E. and P.
July 29, 1982Amb. E. and P.
April 16, 1984Claudi Antonio VOLIO Guardia, Apptd. Amb. E and P.
June 18, 1984Amb. E and P.
August 6, 1985Federico VARGAS Peralta Appt
September 17, 1985Amb. E. and P.
December 18, 1986Guido FERNANDEZ Saborio, Appt
February 10, 1987Amb. E. and P.
April 22, 1988HE Danilo JIMENEZ Veiga, Appt
July 5, 1988Amb. E. and P.
July 22, 1990Gonzalo J. Facio, Appt
August 7, 1990Amb. E. and P.
August 11, 1994Sonia Picado, Amb. E. and P.
May 19, 1998Jaime Daremblum
May 27, 1998Amb. E. and P.
May 14, 2009Luis Diego ESCLANTE Vargas Appt.
May 20, 2009Amb. E. and P.
September 7, 2010Meta Shanon Figueres Boggs, Appt.
September 16, 2010Amb. E. and P.


Special Terms*
[Amb.] E.E. and M.P.= Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary
[Charge d'Affaires] a.i.= ad interim
Amb. E. & P. = Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary


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